Get Started With Teaching

Skillshare teachers are everyday creators, entrepreneurs, and professionals who are passionate about sharing their skills with others. This article is your roadmap to creating a high-quality and engaging class, step by step.

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If you’re interested in teaching on Skillshare, we’ve made it easy for you to get started. This article provides a roadmap of the class creation process, with key Help Center articles detailing each step linked along the way.

Get Ready

To learn what criteria we use to select Staff Picks, our badge for exceptional classes, review the article What is a Staff Pick?.

Plan Your Class

Use our Class Planning Template to help organize your ideas, notes, and assets for your class.

Film & Edit Your Class Videos

Upload Your Class Content

Promote Your Class

Launch Your Class

New classes go live immediately, but our Moderation team also reviews each new class within 72 hours and will reach out if there are any issues. Review Class Moderation to learn more about how classes are moderated on Skillshare.

Engage Your Students

Continue Your Teaching Journey

Watch the introduction video for Teach on Skillshare: Plan, Publish, and Promote an Engaging Class. This is a standalone Skillshare class that covers the class creation process from start to finish.